Containment strategies - Trachoma

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Trachoma is the major cause of in the world

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Trachoma is caused by a micro-organism with features of a and a

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The first sign of trachoma is

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Trachoma is a disease

Select one of the following:

  • of poor hygiene

  • transmitted via body fluids

  • of soil contact

  • of water contact

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In the later, non-infectious stages of trachoma, the eyelashes turn inward to rub on the eye (a condition called ), which leads to scarring and finally

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Diagnosis of trachoma is usually done on grounds, but can be confirmed by taking scrapings from the inside of the eyelid

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Trachoma transmission is encouraged by close and conditions

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Trachoma is transmitted by flies or from child to child

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Trachoma is communicable as long as are present. When treatment starts, the infectivity ceases after 2-3

Question 10 of 16

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Trachoma is mainly found in wet/humid regions

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 16

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Trachoma is mainly found in

Select one or more of the following:

  • Europe

  • South America

  • Africa

  • Central America

  • The Western Pacific

  • Desert-like regions of Asia

Question 12 of 16

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In endemic areas, trachoma affects 80 to 90% of this group

Select one of the following:

  • HIV positives

  • The elderly

  • Pregnant women

  • Children under the age of 3

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Short term preventive measures against trachoma are
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Long-term preventive measures include improving and providing supplies

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Trachoma should be treated with antibiotics and blindness can be prevented through a simple

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Trachoma surveillance is most easily done in

Question 16 of 16

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The incubation period of trachoma is

Select one of the following:

  • 5-12 days

  • 1-3 days

  • 1-2 weeks

  • 2-3 weeks

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Containment strategies - Trachoma

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